Jar with zigzag handles

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
4th–5th century A.D.


Place of Manufacture: Syria

Dimensions

Height: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.872

Medium or Technique

Glass, free blown with applied decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flat base; globular body with indented sides. Zigzag trail from shoulder to rim forming an ‘openwork cage’. Uncertain color. Intact; areas of iridescence.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz Collection (according to MFA file card: from Syria); gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz to MFA, December 12, 1907

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz